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Baseball Club Miami Marlins

Miami Marlins is a baseball team based in Miami, Florida. The Marlins compete in the Major League Baseball as a member of the MLB Eastern Division. Their home stadium is Marlins Park.

Story

March 7, 1990. The owner of Blockbuster Entertainment, Wayne Wizeng, bought 15% of the Miami Dolphins football team and 50% of the home stadiums at Joe Robbie Stadium. Wizenga announced his intention to aggressively pursue the expansion of the franchise: you need to add two new teams to National League, one of which will be baseball.

Miami Marlins Baseball Team - Logo Photos - American ButlerThe first name of the newly formed team is Florida Flamingos . This name was later abandoned, and the franchise adopted the name Florida Marlins in honor of the species. fishes of the atlantic ocean.

The team started playing since 1993. Their first win is a match with Houston Astros, won with a score of 12-8. The Marlins won the first World Series championship in 1997 and left behind the American League champion Cleveland Indians. Despite the victory, Uizenga dismantled the team and announced financial losses. He sold most of the club’s top players.

In 2003, the Marlins defeated the New York Yankees in six games. The Marlins were the first team to have won the Yankees on their own home field since 1981. The Marlins entered the middle of the zero with high hopes. But the frequent injuries of the team members knocked down the coach’s plans and as a result no one achieved decent results.

By 2011, the team entered into an agreement with the Miami-Dade district, which owns the stadium. They changed their name to Miami Marlins, adopted a new logo, color scheme and shape.

In 2012, the team began playing Marlins Park. Unlike the previous one, the new stadium was positioned immediately as a baseball.  

2017 was a year of active struggle of owners for the return of the franchise to profitability and improvement of statistics. Let's see what happens!

Famous players

Jose torres

He started his career with Miami Marlins, where he was a wedge-up hitter. Considered one of the best players in terms of pure beatings - for 9 seasons, knocked out 30 home runs and successfully beat off a third of the balls (which is a lot for baseball). In 2012 Jose won the Triple Crown.

Gary Sheffield

Forward, hit the team in 1993. Finished the season with 10 home runs and 37 runs. At the end of the season, the Marlins made a deal with him that made him the highest paid player in third base.

Sheffield held 112 home runs from 1994 to 1998, including 42 in 1996, which led the team to victory in the 1997 World Series.

Jose fernandez

He won 12 victories, became famous for effective throws and received the title of the best newcomer of the 2013 season. In 2014, he was injured and had surgery, missing a year of games. Having recovered from the operation, I regained my former position.

During his career, he played 471 innings and won 38 games. Twice he participated in the All-Stars match and won the third place in the voting for the best pitcher of the year.

In September 2016, he died while traveling in a motorboat with his friends. He was 24 years old.

Interesting facts

  • The players played home games from the first to the last season of 2011 at Joe Robbie Stadium, which was shared with the Miami Dolphins football team. The stadium was later renamed Hard Rock Stadium.
  • The Marlins, playing at their home stadium, once won with a score of 17-5. This is a record among home baseball games. Despite the unstable situation with victories, the team still has a huge advantage in the home field.
  • One of the team’s most famous pitchers, José Fernandez, by the age of 15 tried to escape from Cuba 3 times, went to prison, flew out of school and stayed in house arrest. On the fourth attempt, the escape was a success.
  • The worst times the team caught in 1998, when it set up an anti-record in the Major League and suffered the greatest losses in the history of the franchise. She lost 100 games in the year after winning the World Series. The team manager quit, the club was sold to another owner, and some of the players were sold.

You can watch the Marlins at their home stadium in Miami, Florida.

And the American Butler travel agency will help you visit the city!
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